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Sam Jennings Anniversary

Sam Jennings Celebrates 8 Years at Advance TRS

7th July 2022

We are delighted to celebrate Sam Jennings, for his eight years of service at Advance TRS. In his time at Advance TRS, Sam has managed the delivery of a series of Managed Service Programmes and Recruitment Process Outsourcing partnerships with key client accounts for the rail sector and was promoted to Client Services and Rail Signalling last year.

Women Engineering

Women in Engineering Day

23rd June 2022

23rd June 2022 marks International Women in Engineering Day, giving women engineers around the world a profile in an under-represented profession. As of June 2021, figures show that 16.5% of engineers are women. It’s an important day to recognise those paving the way and encourage young women to take up engineering careers.

New Website Launch

Advance TRS Launch New Website

13th June 2022

Advance TRS are pleased to announce the launch of our new website. Not only have we given it a brand-new look, but we have also made extensive adjustments to our job boards and candidate zone.

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Site Manager

Brixton, London

  • £60,000
  • - £65,000

Role:Site Manager required to deliver a new build £5m ‘net zero carbon’ school project within an existing live education environment in the South East London area.Company:You will be joining a highly successful main contracting business – who typically operate in the Homes Counties, South central and across SE Regions. They tend to work on projects […]

Safety Assurance Engineer


  • £60,000
  • - £65,000

An exciting opportunity to become a principal safety assurance manager for the largest rail company in the UK. As the principal safety assurance manager, you will be maintaining product approval for technology such as interlocking, control centres or ETCS systems. You will also be performing a safety assurance manager role on large projects and occasionally […]

Lead System Engineer

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

  • £50,000
  • - £55,000

A fantastic opportunity to be the Lead System engineer for the largest railway company in the UK. My client has had a major growth period due to signalling contracts being awarded, and are looking for system engineers to deliver their Eastern portfolio for the next five years. To be right for the role, you must […]

Lead Power Engineer


  • £52,000
  • - £58,000

This is a new opportunity for a Lead Power Engineer. The Lead Power Engineer will report directly to the Power Engineering Manager, whilst when deployed on projects the PE reports into the Contracts Engineering Manager & Project Management. The Lead PE will undertake the design and production of power systems and subsystem interfaces for Alstom […]

Lead Engineer Technologist

York, North Yorkshire

  • £37,000
  • - £37,000

A fantastic opportunity to become a Lead Engineer Technologist for one of the biggest railway companies in the UK. As the Lead Engineer Technologist you will lead the delivery of configuration for signalling systems in the UK and Ireland as well as the development and improvement of tools and processes within the business. This is […]

Lead Software Engineer


  • £35,000
  • - £45,000

A Lead Software Engineer leads a small team of permanent and contract Engineers in the development, introduction and support of signalling control centre products, software and processes into the UK market. This portfolio currently includes Modular Control System, Delphin, Sapphire and Automated Route Setting (MARS) along with their associated processes. The technical elements of the […]


Job Search Mental Health

Job search and mental health

15th June 2022

Are you feeling fed up with your job search? Is your job search affecting your mental health? Searching for a new job can be both mentally and emotionally draining. We’ve put together these tips on how to look after your mental health during this period.

Advance advice

Writing an impressive cover letter

21st March 2022

Job searching in 2022? You may find yourself wondering if writing a cover letter is still necessary, and our answer? Absolutely. It is thought that at least 56% of employers still expect a cover letter to accompany a job application. A cover letter shows prospective employers that you’re committed to the job and willing to […]

How to answer those common interview questions

18th January 2022

While all interviews and interviewers are different, there are some common interview questions that are asked to find out more about the candidate and how they deal with certain situations. We’ve compiled a list of some of those questions and guidance on how to confidently answer them. Tell me about yourself Some interviewers will start […]